Dear lawyers and friends, I filed my N-400 from Houston, Texas, the USCIS gave a notice and indicated that they received my case on Dec.24, 2014, I done the fingerprints on Jan.26, 2015, but after that until right now, I haven't received any updates notice yet :( I see some applicants who filed after me but already been scheduled an interview date, when should I expect to receive my online/text status changes? Thanks a lot!
USCIS does not have any "set timelines" it varies from office to office, officer to officer, state to state you name it. But that makes sense. USCIS does not confer any]immigration rights on anyone only privileges. That means it can do what it wants when it wants and you have no legal recourse to make them do anything. So you can;t expect anything but to wait patiently for USCIS to get things done. As long as they have you in the system they will process it.
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You are still within the average waiting time for the n-400. The Houston office is processing the July 2014 n-400s right now. You can check the processing times here... https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/processingTimesDisplay.do
Give it another 7 months or so and then follow up.
God only knows.. The Houston district office seems to be one of the slowest offices in the nation.. Perhaps due to the high demand and lack of skilled personnel to process all those N-400s? Be patient, you are still well within the Houston processing timeframes. Whatever processing times report for Houston you'll find at the USCIS website, add another 2 months to it and that way you will not be disappointed, since that will comport with the reality on the field, rather than wishful thinking or far fetched goals or aspirations by USCIS.
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